It's American Heart Month. Do you know the warning signs of heart attack or stroke?
Why is it so important to worry about our heart health? Well, according to the American Heart Association, "Cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are our nation's No. 1 killer."
The purpose of American Heart Month -- an event that has taken place each year since 1963 -- is to urge Americans to join the battle against cardiovascular diseases.
To learn more about the American Heart Association and its efforts to save lives, go to www.americanheart.org.
Meanwhile, here are the warning signs that you may be at risk of a heart attack or a stroke.
Other signs may include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness
NOTE: The Diet-to-Go Low-Fat and Vegetarian meal plans meet the nutrition guidelines of the American Heart Association.
Author: John McGran